Monday, May 8 (one slot left)
Tuesdays: Aug 29, Sept 19, Oct 17, Nov 7, 2017

ServSafe Food Safety Manager Certification is nationally recognized– and yes, City of Chicago and State of Illinois.  You must complete one day class and pass exam for certificate.  LSK delivers your City of Chicago Certificate to you.

The class is a single day, so first-timers be sure to get your book in advance. You’ll get instructions in an email from Brown Paper Tickets after you register. We take pride in offering a thorough and practical class to give you confidence in your role as a Food Safety Manager in Chicago.

Private Food Safety Manager classes are available for an 8-student minimum.  Contact Zina directly: 773-550-9642.

All classes are conducted in English—Spanish texts and exams available upon request.

Here’s a PDF of the FAQs below.

1-Day Class and Exam

$ 275

Pick-up your textbook in advance. See instructions in your confirmation email from Brown Paper Tickets.

  • Textbook
  • Full-day class
  • Exam
  • City of Chicago certificate

Register here

Exam Only (No Class)

$ 175

For anyone who has taken an online class or needs to re-test. You MUST bring photo ID or you won’t be able to take exam.

  • Online students MUST provide proof of hours to take exam
  • Free class entry for prior LSK students
  • Exam Only
  • City of Chicago certificate

Register here

What time is class?

8:30am-5:30pm, promptly. We cover the entire book in a single day, and you take the exam at the end of the class. We start exam around 3:30pm, you leave when you’ve finished.

Where is it?

St. Michael’s Parish Center, 1711 N Cleveland Ave., Chicago Il, 60614 (map) The Parish Center is the large building just north of church, next to parking lot. Enter at the side door facing parking lot. There’s an orange sign on door for “Food Safety Class.”

how do I get there via transit?

St. Michael’s Parish Center is near Sedgwick Brown line, or the North Ave bus.

Is there Parking?

Parking is free in the church parking lot next to building.

Mandatory items for admission

Photo ID and proof of training hours from online class (if you’re taking the exam only). You will not be allowed to take the exam without a photo ID!

what about food & drink?

Bring your own coffee/beverage—there’s a cold beverage vending machine with water and soda. You’re welcome to bring your own food, our classroom is right off the church kitchen, you can use the refrigerator and microwave.

East on North Ave, there’s a Subway, Chipotle, Starbucks. South on Larrabee to Division/Clybourn is a Panera/Starbucks/grocery with a big parking lot.

About the Exam

You’ll get your score about a week later, and LSK will deliver your certificate from City of Chicago in about 6 weeks. 75% is passing score on the 80-question multiple choice test.

State Certification

City Certification

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